MindMaple is a really useful mind mapping software for Windows PCs that you can download and use to brainstorm topics for assignments, create notes or make your own vocabulary charts. Great for organising and sharing your thoughts.
Upload pictures, add word balloons, speech bubbles, and thought balloons, then export it. Once you've got a balloon photo done, you can email it to a friend or save to your hard drive as a JPEG. You never have to login or subscribe to anything.
In the 21st century, technology has changed the ways in which we communicate and go about our lives. Very few educators would disagree with the notion that technology has dramatically changed the teaching and learning process.
With the help of some fellow teachers, here is a short list of the top 12 ways technology has changed the way we learn.
You can use this simple free tool to create your own magazine based around a topic. You don't have to write anything, you can collect and curate information and links to videos, images and articles from around the web.
Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging books formatted for print, Amazon, iBooks and almost any ereader within minutes. Create books on your own or with others via an easy-to-use web interface. Build a community around your content with social tools and use the reach of mobile, tablet and ebook technology to engage new audiences.
This is a great free tool for making animated 'gif' images from either your photographs or using your web cam. You can also add a number of effects to the images and then download them or share them online. No registration necessary.
Video Grabber is the best free online video grab app which helps you grab videos from YouTube, vimeo, dailymotion, break and other online video sites. By entering video URL address and click download, videograbber.net will automatically detect and find the real video file for you, you only need to save video to your PC.
Today’s 21st century students are not like their parents’ generation. Never before have we, as a civilization, experienced such a large generation gap — and the reason behind it is video games. Within the span of only one generation the world’s dominant form of entertainment has shifted from passive (TV, Novels, Comic Books, Theater, etc) to interactive. This represents a fundamental shift in individual interactions with the community, and other segments of society are struggling to keep up.
I always believe that the best sites and web tools are the simplest, and this is certainly the case with Phonetizer. It's a really easy to use tool that takes and text and adds the phonetic spelling below it.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.